Chile struck by one of strongest earthquakes ever
Published 02/27/2010, The Associated Press
TALCA, Chile (AP) — One of the largest earthquakes ever recorded tore apart houses, bridges and highways in central Chile on Saturday and sent a tsunami racing halfway around the world. Chileans near the epicenter were tossed about as if shaken by a giant, and the head of the emergency agency said authorities believed at least 300 people were dead.Word count: 1218
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